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Center notifies the transfer of Judge S Muralidhar from the superior court of Delhi to the superior court of Punjab and Haryana | India News

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Law and Justice transferred Judge S Muralidhar from the superior court of Delhi to the superior court of Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday.

“In exercise of the power conferred by Clause (1) of Article 222 of the Constitution of India, the President, after consulting with the President of the Supreme Court of India, is pleased to transfer Judge S Muralidhar, Judge of the court superior of Delhi, as Judge of the superior court of Punjab and Haryana and to order him to assume the office of his office in the Superior Court of Punjab and Haryana, “read a notice from the Ministry of Law published on Wednesday.

Recently, the College of the Supreme Court had recommended the transfer of Judge Muralidhar to the superior court of Punjab and Haryana.

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Earlier in the day, a bank of the superior court headed by Judge Muralidhar approved a series of orders regarding the violence in northeastern Delhi and said that “no other situation similar to 1984 can occur in the city under your supervision. ”

“We have to be alert,” Muralidhar said while ordering a safe step for the collection of the bodies of the deceased, establishing an adequate number of help and shelter lines for people who have been displaced, among other things.

“We propose to appoint an amicus curie to coordinate between the victims and the agencies to ensure that immediate action is taken,” the court added.

The division bank that also includes Judge Talwant Singh ruled: “It is extremely unfortunate what happened. This is the time to show that Z security works for everyone. Otherwise, we cannot restore peace. All victims must be visited by senior officials, “said the HC said the bank.

Up to 27 people lost their lives, while more than 200 were injured after clashes between pro and anti-CAA protesters became violent in northeastern Delhi.

The court said that confidence-building measures should be taken and families should be guaranteed that the law will serve them.

Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court Lawyers Association (DHCBA) had announced on February 20 a strike against the transfer of Muralidhar.

In a resolution, DHCBA had expressed its “shock, dismay and outrage” for the decision to recommend the transfer of “one of the best judges who have adorned the bank.”

The resolution said: “Such transfers are not only detrimental to our noble institution, but also tend to erode and evict the faith of the common litigator in the system of dispensation of justice. Such transfers also prevent the free and fair delivery of justice by of the honorable bank. ”

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